Accession Number : AD0687303

Title :   THE ARCTIC RIFT SYSTEM,

Corporate Author : DEFENCE SCIENTIFIC INFORMATION SERVICE OTTAWA (ONTARIO)

Personal Author(s) : Grachev,A. F. ; Ivanov,S. S. ; Karasik,A. M. ; Ushakov,S. A.

Report Date : FEB 1969

Pagination or Media Count : 7

Abstract : A rift is a depression of 30 to 50 kilometers' width, representing, in the structural aspect, either a graben or a downwarp, complicated by one single fault or by a pair of faults. The study considers the Arctic rift system. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*FAULTS(GEOLOGY), ARCTIC REGIONS), DEPTH FINDING, SEISMIC WAVES, VOLCANOES, ANOMALIES, SEDIMENTATION, OCEAN BOTTOM TOPOGRAPHY, USSR

Subject Categories : Geology, Geochemistry and Mineralogy

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE